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Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Date:19-MAR-1954
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic SPIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk IX
Owner/operator:Advanced Pilot School 13 Wg Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: SM-41
C/n / msn: CBAF-IX552
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Brustem Airfield (EBST), Sint-Truiden, -   Belgium
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:Brustem Airfield (EBST), Sint-Truiden, Belgium.
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered a minor accident when it tipped onto its nose when landing at Brustem Airfield, Belgium on 19th March 1954 when serving with the advanced Pilot School at Koksijde and with 13 Wing at Brustem. A photograph of the accident is shown on http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/post_ww2/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20IX/Spitfire%20IX%20SM41.html
The aircraft was built in 1943, Served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) Serial MH434. - to Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) 1947, serial H-105. - to Belgium Air Force 1953, Serial SM-41. - to Belgium Civil register 1956, OO-ARA. - to UK Civil Register 1963 G-ASJV

Sources:

http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/post_ww2/Supermarine%20Spitfire%20IX/Spitfire%20IX%20SM41.html
http://duxfordfotogallery.co.uk/ofmc-p1/4570896902
http://www.old-flying-machine-company.co.uk/supermarine-spitfire-ixb-mh434/history/
http://www.mh434.com/history/
https://warbirds.fandom.com/wiki/Supermarine_Spitfire_Mk_L.F._IX_MH434
http://www.warbirdregistry.org/spitregistry/spitfire-mh434.html

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Images:


Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK - 15th September 2010


Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK - 15th September 2010

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2020 16:06 Peter Clarke Added
21-Aug-2020 16:55 Peter Clarke Updated [Photo]
02-Dec-2020 09:14 Jixon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Operator]

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